Dr. Kube helps draft statement on coding changes for minimally invasive SI joint fusion

ISASS supports decision making at the physician-patient level based on medical necessity and achieving the best outcomes to address the patient’s medical condition. Medical necessity should not be determined by a mere administrative code reporting system such as CPT. Dr. Kube, who performed the first Minimally Invasive Sacroiliac Joint Fusion using traditional orthopedic techniques, served…

ISASS Statement on Minimally Invasive SI Joint Fusion Coverage

The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgeons released a statement  supporting the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel’s statements about covering minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion procedures. In a survey conducted last year, ISASS and the Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons found that 90 percent of all SI joint fusions were performed with a…